Stories about "Civic engagement"
Activist revisits civil rights work in autobiographical play

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 4:14 pm

During the civil rights movement of the 1960s, John Perdew dropped out of Harvard in order to fight for the equal rights of all Americans. Some 40 years later, he turned his story into The Education of a Harvard Guy, a play that he performs at Bates College at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Video: Garrand '79 analyzes TV ads in Maine's 2nd Congressional race

Thursday, October 14, 2010 2:10 pm

Maine Public Broadcasting’s Morning Edition radio program invited Brenda Garrand ’79, president...

Bates College student, Outright L/A receive justice and peace award

Friday, March 12, 2010 9:25 am

This year's William Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace will be presented to Kate Doria, a Bates College senior active in community service, and Outright L/A, a sex and gender support group. An awards ceremony and potluck supper will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, 95 Russell St.

Bates named to presidential honor roll for community service

Friday, February 26, 2010 4:06 pm

Bates College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.

Bates' Harward Center holds annual community celebration

Friday, January 29, 2010 11:15 am

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College holds its fifth annual community celebration, featuring the Deansmen, Bates Step Team, Bald Hill Trio, Hillview Girls Aspirations Program and the Androscoggin Valley Education Collaborative Writing Program.

Like a Good Neighbor

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 5:31 am

Craig Saddlemire '05 went from observer to activist as he chronicled a Lewiston neighborhood fighting to be heard.

Scene Again: Reynolds' Ride

Monday, December 21, 2009 11:02 am

President Reynolds, who died in September, defined his Bates presidency when he climbed into that U-Haul truck.

Bates supports College for ME-Androscoggin County-Wide College Going Day

Friday, December 11, 2009 4:59 pm

Dressed in college garb on Dec. 4, staff at Bates College pose...

Students explore local need for Islamic banking practices

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 12:37 pm

For some members of our community,the simple freedom of economic choice does not exist. Religious considerations prohibit Muslims in our community from using the American system of banking. Specifically, they are forbidden to use banking products that involve interest or money begetting money.That's why, at the bank's request, my Bates anthropology class "Production and Reproduction" took on a community-based research project involving the local Somali population this semester. We explored ways in which Islamic and American banking differ. Our research gave the bank ideas for Islamic banking services.

Documentary filmmakers discuss video's civic role

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 4:32 pm

Filmmakers Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur speak about the role of new video technology in democratic citizenship at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

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